British American Tobacco (BTI) offered to buy the rest of Reynolds American (RAI) for $47 billion or $56.50 per share. That represents a 20 percent premium to Thursday's close.
Alkermes (ALKS) shares were surging about 40 percent in the premarket, after the biotech reported favorable trial data for a depression drug aimed at patients who do not respond to standard treatment. (Reuters)
Comcast's (CMCSA) NBCUniversal is investing another $200 million in BuzzFeed, according to multiple reports, valuing the digital media firm at about $1.7 billion. Comcast also owns CNBC. (Recode)
Tesla (TSLA) said anyone ordering a car capable of completely autonomous driving can only use the vehicle for ride-sharing for friends and family or the electric automaker's own car hailing service. (CNBC)
The iPhone maker said it has been buying accessories on Amazon (AMZN) bearing the Apple (AAPL) name, and found that a whopping 90 percent of those are counterfeit. (NBC News)
ISIS attacked targets in and around the Iraqi city of Kirkuk early Friday, a likely attempt to divert attention from the the U.S.-supported battle to retake Mosul from the extremists. (NBC News)